Amherst - Reusens Project

    The Amherst - Reusens phase involves rebuilding approximately 12 miles of transmission line and expanding two substations in Amherst County and the city of Lynchburg. Company representatives expect construction for this phase to begin in Fall 2022 and last about a year.

    Project Updates

    Appalachian Power representatives are hosting a virtual open house for the Amherst - Reusens phase of the Central Virginia Transmission Reliability Project: Amherst - Reusens Virtual Open House.

    Project representatives encourage landowners to submit their feedback about the project by September 7. To provide comments on how this project affects your property or to provide special conditions related to your property use the "Contact Us" page above or call 833-313-3743.

    Project Releases

    Fact Sheet




    Crews plan to replace the existing wood, H-frame structures with steel, H-frame or three-pole structures. Proposed structures vary depending on the location.

    • Proposed Structure Height: Approximately 65-85 feet*
    • Right-of-Way Width: Approximately 100 feet*

    *Exact structure, height, and right-of-way requirements may vary

    * The accompanying map depicts the project area. It should be noted that the map contained on this site is for information purposes only. AEP reserves the right to alter, change, or amend the map at any time without notice and AEP provides no warranty about the accuracy of content. Keep this in mind when reviewing this map. However, AEP will make all attempts to keep this map as accurate as possible. If you have any questions about the accuracy of the current map please Contact Us.